Many of you will know that we recently adopted four new residents into the café! Pip, Estella, Mountolive and Balthazar were all adopted from The Scratching Post Cat Rescue in late August, and while they’ve been busy settling in, we’ve been able to observe and experience their individual personalities and behaviours. Now that they’ve been here a little longer, we’re able to offer a more detailed update on our kitten pals!
All four kittens have taken up residence in our closed-off backyard area, a welcome change from the quarantine room in which our new arrivals usually stay. We’re glad that we now have a much bigger space for new cats to be isolated in, as the quarantine room was never intended for long-term stays. In the yard, there’s plenty of space for the kittens to play and explore until they’re able to meet the older cats!
Meet the newest additions to the Lady Dinah’s Family…
When will I be able to meet them?
Now that Pip and Estella have had their 12-week vaccinations, we’ve started to integrate the kittens into café life. We were able to introduce the kittens to the older cats through the glass door of the yard, and now we’ve started to leave the door open so that the cats can socialise with each other. Oberon and Victor have shown a lot of interest in the kitten area, particularly the food bowls! We are monitoring interactions between cats, as well as interactions between the kittens and our guests to ensure that the kittens are always comfortable. When it comes to integration, we allow our new arrivals to take the lead. As was expected, Pip has proved herself to be a superstar already and has ventured into the café on multiple occasions to explore her new home and win hearts.
We’re really excited for our guests to meet this crew of intrepid fluff balls, and to see how their personalities develop as they grow to match the majesty of Lady Dinah’s other feline residents!